Solved

MOD_REWRITE on Apache 2.2 not working

Posted on 2011-03-01
5
370 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am trying to rewrite requests to image files to Rackspace CloudFiles CDN. I tried the following in .htaccess file but no luck

Options +FollowSymlinks
RewriteEngine on
RewriteRule ^/files/(.*)$ http://********.rackcdn.com/$1 [R=302,L]

********** = unique Container ID which is present in the actual .htaccess file.
0
Comment
Question by:j_pearcy
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:BigRat
ID: 35019646
>>********** = unique Container ID which is present in the actual .htaccess file.

That I don't understand? How present in the .htaccess file?

But notwithstanding, check that the .htaccess file is in the directory /files and this is directly under the directory sopecified in directory path and that the server has access to the .htaccess file.
(Usual things, I know, but often overlooked).
0
 

Author Comment

by:j_pearcy
ID: 35019685
So even though /files/ is specified the .htaccess file still needs to be inside /files/? I will try that.
0
 
LVL 27

Accepted Solution

by:
BigRat earned 500 total points
ID: 35019706
One either puts rewrite rules inside httpd.conf (which I always do so that for my sites I always can immediately see what is what) or in the directory in which the URL resolves to (which one always forgets that one has done that)
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:BigRat
ID: 35019715
PS the bad news is that it is cheese time here in Europe, so I'm off home for dinner.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:j_pearcy
ID: 35020011
You got me headed down the right track. I put the rewrite rule in the httpd.conf file and that led me to find out that my CDN config was wrong.

THANKS!
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

As Wikipedia explains 'robots.txt' as -- the robot exclusion standard, also known as the Robots Exclusion Protocol or robots.txt protocol, is a convention to prevent cooperating web spiders and other web robots from accessing all or part of a websit…
Introduction This article is intended for those who are new to PHP error handling (https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11769/And-by-the-way-I-am-New-to-PHP.html).  It addresses one of the most common problems that plague beginning PHP develop…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to censor certain areas of your screen. The example in this video will show a little boy's face being blurred. This will be demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

26 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now